Nevada Desert Dandelions

Northern Nevada Wildflowers Report: Wild Peonies, Phlox, and More

Splashes of wildflower color are appearing in the lower elevations of Northern Nevada. Professional photographer Patrick Wilkes saw this beautiful display of desert dandelions growing along Highway 95 between Yerington and Hawthorne, Nevada on Tuesday, May 17.  Here’s a roundup of some other Nevada wildflowers we’ve spotted recently and where …

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Wildflowers in Nevada: Bitterbrush

Wildflowers in Nevada: Bitterbrush Is in Bloom

I’ve always thought antelope bitterbrush (Purshia tridentate) looks kind of creepy most of the year. Something about the trunks of the larger plants that look like thin shaggy arms that could reach out and grab someone walking past. I probably just read too many Stephen King books when I was in my …

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